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Technical Project Manager (Cladding Remediation)

High Wycombe

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This role sits within our specialist cladding remediation department, established to assess and remediate medium and high rise buildings to address fire safety concerns within legacy developments. As a member of the team you will be directly contributing to improving the safety of buildings and providing assurance to residents through our customer-focused approach to remediation.

The scope of the role is to manage multiple projects through various stages in the project lifecycle, such as design, planning, H&S, contract negotiation and construction, to meet stakeholder and business expectations. Where we do not retain any legal interest in the property, you will be required to work with third-party building owners’ to procure suitable remediation schemes in the most appropriate and effective manner.

You will be accountable that the development activity complies with our internal CDM process, external regulatory bodies, and other statutory obligations, and act as the principal project lead fostering trusted relationships with key stakeholders.

What you will do:

Leadership & Business Management

  • Responsibility and accountability for project budget control and financial delivery of the Cladding Remediation projects.
  • Effective and proactive communications supporting internal comms teams and dealings with freeholders and management companies to ensure delivery of a safe, fair, and proportionate remedial solution to buildings.
  • Effective contract and scope negotiation with design teams, contractors, freeholders, and management companies.
  • Ensure awareness of political, regulatory, industry related and environmental developments which may impact delivery and priorities as necessary.
  • Responsible for ensuring coordinated media management through internal/corporate communications teams.
  • General awareness of Insurance on remediation schemes.
  • Communicate and role model the Taylor Wimpey Cultural Principles.
  • Managing and developing trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders, driving clear communication throughout the Group and Business Unit teams.
  • Ensure risk is fully understood and managed, and actioned to the appropriate time frames to deliver project objectives.
  • Ensure that cross-functional communication is paramount and effective.
  • Clearly define roles and responsibilities across all consultants and contractors to ensure project objectives are met efficiently.
  • Undertake any other duties as required by the Snr Technical Project Manager, including, Director of Cladding Remediation / Group Technical Director.

Design, Planning & Technical

  • Responsible for various cladding remediation projects, ensuring fire safety risk is effectively addressed before, during and after remedial works.
  • Building solid and trusted relationships with wider Technical PMs, Commercial teams & Production teams to ensure consistent construction quality and approach where TW controls remediation works.
  • Maintain a comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of all relevant legislation, procedures, and best practice, including the FRAEW and EWS1 assessment process and applicable standards for cladding remediation projects.
  • Ensure TW CDM/ EMS procedures are followed on all projects.
  • Ensure a coordinated approach to all aspects of the architectural design, engineering, fire engineering and planning activities of remediation proposals.
  • Ensure effective liaison and negotiation with Statutory Authorities, planning authorities, stakeholders, and consultants to achieve the objectives and programme for an implementable Statutory Approval.

Project Performance

  • Effectively manage each project to achieve the efficient, comprehensive, safe and proportionate remediation of buildings within scope, focusing on safety, quality, budget and risk management.
  • Responsible for CDM Project health, safety and environmental management, working with our internal HSE team and engaged advisors.
  • Ensure awareness of political, industry related and environmental developments which may impact on delivery and phasing of the project.
  • Ensure delivery of the expected requirements, including timescales, quality, & risk mitigation, ensuring effective oversight of the works, completion, and handover.
  • Apply our document management and retention policy and ensure this is followed throughout the process. This enables all key information, decisions taken, and the designs and materials used to be recorded.
  • Effectively manage the professional bodies, consultants, Contractors & Subcontractors as required across remediation projects.
  • Provide cost-effective service, carefully control expenditures, and manage budgets and overheads.
  • Ensure that all internal project meetings are arranged and managed promptly and efficiently, ensuring all relevant decisions and actions are noted and recorded.
  • Ensure full review is undertaken at the Practical Completion of each phase and ensure lessons are learnt and incorporated across all current and future phases.

Customer Service Delivery

  • Ensure stakeholder communication is proactive, empathic, focused and engaging.
  • Where required, develop a resident strategy for each phase of the project
  • Drive quality with our Production teams and our Contractors.
  • Ensure a coordinated approach for handover is implemented with projects, taking a lead role over Construction and Customer departments with a customer-centric agenda

What you will have:

  • Degree or professional qualification in property, development, construction, or a related field (or equivalent work experience and a clear plan for achieving the necessary qualifications)
  • Proven track record within the construction industry, with experience gained in working with developers, contractors and other related partners
  • Strong understanding of residential construction, with a proven track record of delivering high-profile, complex construction projects to time, cost, and quality standards
  • Proven track record of managing a range of stakeholder relationships, including local authorities, landowners, developers, and contractors
  • Entrepreneurial skills, breadth of view beyond traditional approaches
  • Strong networker, totally committed to community involvement
  • Proven experience in working with lawyers and communication consultants
  • High standard of financial literacy & analytical skills
  • Considerable drive and energy
  • In-depth knowledge of the construction process and construction methods, knowledge of current UK construction, legislation, regulations, standards, and procedures

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team. 

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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Disability Confident

As a proud Disability Confident Employer, Taylor Wimpey is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We actively collaborate with individuals who have disabilities and long-term health conditions which have an effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, ensuring that barriers are eliminated when it comes to employment opportunities. In line with our commitment, we guarantee an interview to applicants who declare to us during the application process that they have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the role. Join us in building a truly diverse and empowered team.

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Taylor Wimpey (our/us/we) does not accept unsolicited candidate details, CVs, resumes, applications or any other speculative approaches (Resumes) from employment agencies, executive search firms, recruitment agencies and other staffing agencies unless that agency is specifically appointed by us via an executed service contract for a particular job opening. Please do not forward unsolicited Resumes in response to this advert to any of our employees or any of our regional business offices, including our head office, sales centres and sites. We are not liable for any fees related to unsolicited Resumes. Please refer to our employment agency statement here - Employment Agency Statement ‧ Taylor Wimpey

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